Rep. Ralph Norman (R-SC) made a crude joke about the sexual assault allegation made against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Kavanaugh has denied the allegation.
Posted on: 20 September 2018 | 8:14 pm
On Thursday afternoon, lawyers for Christine Blasey Ford indicated she would be willing to come to Washington to testify in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee sometime next week, a major shift from her stance earlier in the week that she would not sit for an interview unless and until the FBI looked into her allegations that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her at a party in the 1980s.
Posted on: 20 September 2018 | 7:30 pm
A Supreme Court nominee with an abysmal record on protecting women's and civil rights stands poised to be confirmed by the Senate. Women's and civil society organizations have loudly declared that his confirmation would be detrimental to working people and the economically vulnerable. His record on a woman's right to abortion and on agency over our bodies threatens to gut Roe v. Wade and eradicate women's reproductive rights.
Posted on: 20 September 2018 | 5:55 pm
If you're like me, it's harder than usual to ease into back-to-school mode. Amid reports that US schools now have more security guards than social workers, our collective exhaustion -- as parents, and humans -- feels palpable. The news each day is brutal.
Posted on: 20 September 2018 | 3:12 pm
As the Carolinas' swollen rivers crest, their "polluted floodwaters" are dumping out into the Atlantic, visibly discoloring the water offshore, federal experts have noted.
Posted on: 20 September 2018 | 2:21 pm
Posted on: 20 September 2018 | 1:19 pm
From January 2017 through February 2018, puppies sold at six pet store companies led to infections in 118 people in 18 states, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday.
Posted on: 20 September 2018 | 1:00 pm
Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell claims that US President Donald Trump suggested Spain should build a wall across the Sahara desert to deal with the issue of migration from Africa.
Posted on: 20 September 2018 | 12:58 pm
Demi Lovato's mother, Dianna De La Garza, says she didn't even know at first that her daughter had suffered an overdose.
Posted on: 20 September 2018 | 11:16 am
If I think about Tony for too long, I start to cry. If I'm talking to somebody about him for more than a minute or two, especially someone else who knew him as a friend or who worked with him, then my eyes start to fill up, and I realize I have to make a decision.
Posted on: 20 September 2018 | 11:12 am